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Find more Ackerly relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 48 less people named Ackerly in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 520 people named Ackerly in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Ackerly in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 472 people named Ackerly were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 107 were children
  • Although 54% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 450 rented out rooms to boarders

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As Ackerly families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 17% were first-generation Americans
  • 53 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 25 were born in foreign countries